Olive Cheese Ball

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 741


1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese softened
8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese shredded and at room temperature (about 2 cups)
1/2 cup green olives chopped stuffed
2 tablespoons parsley minced
1 tablespoon green onion minced, including some green
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/2 cup walnuts finely chopped


At least 1 1/4 hours or up to 24 hours before serving:

In a small mixer bowl at medium speed, beat cream cheese until fluffy. At low speed, gradually beat in Cheddar cheese until blended.

Stir in olives, parsley, green onion and hot pepper sauce until well mixed. With moist hands, form mixture into a ball. Roll in nuts to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours. If making more than 3 hours ahead, remove from refrigerator 1 hour before serving to soften.

Serve with crackers.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 741
Calories from Fat: 452

This Olive Cheese Ball recipe is from the Make And Take Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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